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With interest in topics such as climate change, energy security, and alternative energy sources being at an all-time high, the effects of today's decisions now rest on the shoulders of future generations. There are no easy answers to our energy issues, so costs and benefits must be considered when evaluating...
By Jan Laitos
Proposing environmental policy which is consistent with the laws of nature, this book is for readers who are not just interested in the many ways humans have altered their environment, but instead wish to learn why the many governmental policies in place to curb such behavior have been unsuccessful.
Elizabeth Kent's 1823 book on 'portable gardens' combines practical instruction on how to select plants which will thrive in containers and in the polluted air of cities, with quotations on gardening and flowers from ancient as well as modern authors such as Keats and her personal friend Shelley.
Intermittent Rivers and Ephemeral Streams: Ecology and Management takes an internationally broad approach, seeking to compare and contrast findings across multiple continents, climates, flow regimes, and land uses to provide a complete and integrated perspective on the ecology of these ecosystems. Coupled with this, users will find a discussion of...